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Finance & Accounting


Ambition specialises in recruiting for internal and external accountancy roles, Insolvency, Corporate Finance and Forensic Accounting positions within Professional Services. We are particularly strong within the legal and accountancy practice sectors and have the largest legal finance specialist team in London.

Our consultants are experts in their markets and all have an extensive knowledge of their industry, built up over a number of years.  The positions we work on are allocated to team members according to type of role and salary level, giving our consultants even greater specialisation within their areas of expertise.

We have built strong, long-standing relationships with our clients and candidates which is a testament to the quality of service we provide, building networks predominantly through referrals.

Roles we recruit for:

In London, we work with a wide range of organisations from SMEs through to Corporate and Global Multinationals, top 100 UK and US law firms and accountancy practices including members of the Big 4 and Magic Circle. 

We recruit permanent, temporary and contract positions within our specialist areas: 
  • Practice and Property
    Audit and Accounts Juniors / Seniors to Managers and Partners, Accounts Assistants and part qualified to fully qualified Accountants, senior level Finance Directors and Chief Financial Officers.

  • Legal
    Entry level positions, part-qualified accountants, transactional staff, including Legal Billers and Cashiers through to Operational Managers, fully qualified Accountants, Senior Managers and Head of and Director/C-Suite level roles.  
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
    Junior Insolvency Administrators to Insolvency Partners.

  • Corporate Finance and Management Consultancy
    Corporate Finance Executives/Management Consultants to Director/Principal Consultant and Partner level specialists.

  • Forensic Accounting, Forensic Technology and Investigations
    Our Forensics Consultants have an abundance of expertise, strong networks, excellent market knowledge and maintain a well-established and respected reputation in the Forensics space. 

    We specialise in identifying the most credible and high calibre professionals across; Forensic Accounting (disputes, investigations, expert witness); Forensic Technology (eDisclosure, Digital Forensics) and Investigations (Fraud Investigations, Counter Fraud, ACFS, LCFS). We recruit for top Accountancy firms, Law firms, and boutique specialist organisations on a permanent, temporary and fixed term contract basis.

Ambition also has offices in AustraliaSingapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Japan, enabling us to source mobile talent for clients as well as provide international employment opportunities for candidates. 

If you have a job vacancy to fill, please click here to submit your job brief and we will get back to you shortly. Alternatively, to speak to a member of our team please call us on 020 7404 4004.


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A top 10 law firm are looking for a Revenue Controller to join the team in a newly created position. As the Revenue Controller you will attend monthly WIP meetings to identify all billable matters and arrange time...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £30000.00 -...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Accounts Receivable / Credit Control
A great opportunity has arisen in a top 20 UK law firm based in London as a Partner Matters Accounts Assistant. As the Partner Matters Accounts Assistant you will have ownership of the monthly drawings...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £20000.00 -...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Accounts Asst. / Asst. Accountant / Bookkeeping
A highly regarded top 20 law firm with over 20 offices globally has a fantastic opportunity for a Qualified Accountant to join its London office as an Assistant Finance Manager. Working closely with and reporting into...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £60000.00 -...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Finance Manager/Controller
This leading international law firm currently has a Finance Business Manager vacancy in its London office. The main purpose of the role is to act as the finance business partner to a practice group...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £85000.00 -...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Commercial Manager/Director
Are you an experienced Legal Cashier with experience using Elite? If so, an opportunity has arisen that could be right for you at an international law firm based in the City of London on a 12 month FTC basis...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £30000.00 -...
Job type: Temporary / Contract
Classification: Accounts Payable / Payroll
This small, friendly non-for-profit organisation is looking for a Operations & Finance Manager to join it's team in central London, near Green Park tube station. Reporting into the CEO...
Location: England, London, West End
Salary: £50000.00 -...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Finance Manager/Controller
Are you an immediately available Credit Controller with law firm experience? If so, my client would like to see your CV as an opportunity has opened up in a Top Us Law Firm, based in London to join them on an interim...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £45000.00 -...
Job type: Temporary / Contract
Classification: Accounts Receivable / Credit Control
This global accountancy practice are seeking an experienced Insolvency & Restructuring Executive to work on high profile/big ticket contentious insolvencies within the Financial Services sector from the firm's London...
Location: England, London
Salary: £38000 - £...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Insolvency
A top 30 UK law firm are currently recruiting in their finance team for a maternity cover Office Cashier position on a 9 month FTC. Working under the Head Cashier and a team of 3 Cashiers in this open plan/professional...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £28000.00 -...
Job type: Temporary / Contract
Classification: Accounts Payable / Payroll
A position has opened up with one of the UKs largest accountancy practices to recruit an experienced Insolvency Assistant Manager into their high performing London based Restructuring department...
Location: England, London, City of London
Salary: £40000.00 -...
Job type: Permanent
Classification: Insolvency

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